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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Toilet paper, related household items

Toilet paper, related household items, the No. 484 import by value totaled $43.8 million for the month of March, $126.23 million through March of 2019, and $534.9 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$44.71 M
2Indonesia$40.36 M
3Mexico$21.49 M
4Italy$6.1 M
5Turkey$2.05 M
6Sweden$2.03 M
7Chile$1.75 M
8Germany$1.61 M
9China$1.42 M
10France$1.24 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $126.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $22,164,842
2Port Laredo $21,486,485
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,757,223
4Port of Newark $13,898,599
5Port of Virginia $8,945,279
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $8,051,681
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,982,802
8Port of Calais, Maine $5,396,127
9Port of Houston $4,125,425
10Port of Charleston $2,745,558

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items increased 3.07 percent through March to $126.23 million

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items increased 3.07 percent from $122.47 million to $126.23 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 484 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 479 for the last full year with a total value of $534.9 million, a $75.03 million, 16.32 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $44,708,066
2Indonesia $40,364,498
3Mexico $21,492,236
4Italy $6,096,221
5Turkey $2,047,711
6Sweden $2,025,798
7Chile $1,750,634
8Germany $1,606,631
9China $1,418,467
10France $1,238,242

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $32,895,207
2Los Angeles $28,096,399
3Buffalo $27,114,400
4Detroit $18,100,779
5Portland, Maine $10,174,181
6New York City $9,007,742
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,937,018
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,988,967
9Houston $4,849,561
10Chicago $3,460,204

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.74 percent compared to last year to $22.16 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.21 percent compared to last year to $21.49 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.31 percent compared to last year to $20.76 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 102.96 percent compared to last year to $13.9 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 681.71 percent compared to last year to $8.95 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Canada decreased $5.21 million, 10.44 percent, (35.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia increased $14.4 million, 55.49 percent, (31.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $3.34 million, 13.46 percent, (17.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $2.6 million, 74.6 percent, (4.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $1.36 million, 198.1 percent, (1.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.87 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $114.71 million of the $126.23 million total.

All totaled, 69.12 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $87.25 million of the $126.23 million total